As the pandemic has evolved, so has the schedule for Kewaunee’s high school students. Since school started back in September, the high school has gone through two stints of 100 percent virtual learning for the entire class body of at least two weeks. Students started a new model of instruction on Monday that will have all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in the building for four days a week. Seniors will have in-person instruction three days a week but are allowed to come to school additional days if they are in danger of not getting enough credits to graduate. It is a change from a previous model where students would be in the building for a couple of weeks straight before going to remote learning for five days. Kewaunee Principal Mike Bennett says the schedule was difficult not just on staff but for parents as well. He hopes this new model will be in place for the rest of the school year if the pandemic allows it.
Bennett is thankful to the district's parents for filling multiple roles for students during this school year as they have bounced back and forth between virtual learning and in-person instruction. The high school started 2021 with one week of virtual learning as an extra precaution for students coming back from winter break.